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VIA 2018 Electronic Annual Report is Published

May 30, 2019 | Programs

VIA’s 2018 Annual Report is now available in a beautiful digital edition for reading and sharing online. Click here to view it now. The report features stories on our innovative student vocational training program, our research collaborations with the University of Virginia, and our adult employment initiative VIAble Ventures.
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All Three VIA Programs Excel in Accreditation Review

November 19, 2018 | Programs

VIA is proud to announce the three-year renewal of our accreditation by CARF – the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This is the first time that all three of VIA’s programs – James C. Hormel School, Outpatient Behavioral Services, and Adult Academy — have been reviewed by CARF, and they passed with flying colors.…
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VIA in the News: Delegate Landes Visits VIA

August 22, 2018 | Programs

The Chairman of the House of Delegates Education Committee, Steven Landes (R-Weyers Cave) visited VIA on Tuesday, August 21st. The visit provided opportunity to discuss the challenges presented by the rising incidence of autism, and for the Delegate to learn first-hand how VIA works with our public school partners to strengthen education and service delivery for…
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In “Aktion” – What’s New Around VIA

September 8, 2017 | Programs

The beginning of a new school year is a time for taking stock and starting new things across all of our programs.  Here are a few snapshots of new things in the works across VIA. Adult Academy – Kiwanis Aktion Club On August 29, VIA’s Adult Academy hosted the first meeting of Aktion (pronounced “action”)…
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VIA Offering Safety Training for Families

August 8, 2017 | Programs

In July, VIA offered an intensive course of behavioral safety training for a group of parents, staff, and local professionals. The sessions lasted 10 hours over two days and covered strategies for crisis prevention and crisis management. It was a substantial time commitment, but one that had clear value for the families involved. “I wish…
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